The Swing Shift Shuffle is a radio program of swing, big band, jazz, boogie woogie and other popular music from the 1930's and 40's that airs every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (US Central Time) on WEVL 89.9 FM in Memphis, Tennessee, with a live webcast at wevl.org. In addition to the radio show, this blog is dedicated to all aspects of the Swing Era, including art, automobiles, cartoons, comics, history, movies, music, news, science, technology, and anything else that happened during that time. It also includes announcements about events in the Memphis/Mid-South area related to the Swing Era, such as classic movies, concerts, dances, lectures, etc. If you see something that fits the description, send it to me at tim@wevl.org. If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Texas And Pacific

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Texas And Pacific" by Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Playlist For June 16, 2021

The playlist for the June 16, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: One Dozen Roses

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "One Dozen Roses" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Tain't What You Do (It's The Way That You Do It)

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Tain't What You Do (It's The Way That You Do It)" by Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, June 14, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Make Believe Ballroom Time

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Make Believe Ballroom Time" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, June 11, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: The Strip Polka

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "The Strip Polka" by Johnny Mercer.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Playlist For June 9, 2021

The playlist for the June 9, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Sweet Sue

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Sweet Sue" by Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club Quintet of France.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: King Porter Stomp

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "King Porter Stomp" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.